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Subject: Re: Recording with the Archos recorder

Re: Recording with the Archos recorder

From: Rocker <>
Date: Sat, 21 May 2005 13:28:59 -0600

Hi Chris you wrote:

lol remember I'm very new to this, so give me a break ok?

Like you, I was baffled to in the beginning. Once you get it figured out,
it will seem simple to you to. The good thing about this list is that while
pure flaming is not encouraged, you can poke fun and have a good lol!


----- Original Message -----
From: "Chris Skarstad" <>
To: "Rockbox development" <>
Sent: Saturday, May 21, 2005 1:21 PM
Subject: Re: Recording with the Archos recorder

> lol remember I'm very new to this, so give me a break ok?
> I've never delt with anything like this before so i'm just learning the
> basics of navigating the menus. All I know is, something doesn't work and
> my goal is to get it to work. I do apreciate the help though. For now it
> appears to be something wrong with the pre-amp, or the battery inside of
> it so I'm gonna have to find a new one and see if I can get it working.
> At 01:17 PM 5/21/2005, you wrote:
>>LOL you reckon if enough of us say it, he will take the hint? LOL
>>>>Hi Glenn. You're right, my computer mic definitely doesn't work on the
>>>>archos unit. However, I purchased a mic along with this unit, it's a
>>>>lapelle mic that perports to be an archos mic that, according to archos,
>>>>*should* work with it. I've tried it both with and without the pre-amp
>>>>and nothing works.
>>>You definitely need the preamp for the archos! The preamp which is the
>>>small box included with the mic needs one battery and has a volume
>>>control, so try a fresh battery and adjust the volume. You also have a
>>>volume control for the input on your archos, perhaps you need to turn
>>>this one up as well.
>>>If you try recording something, you should get files on your hard disk
>>>even if the mic doesn't work! So if you can't find any recorded files,
>>>then you're doing something wrong which hasn't got anything to do with
>>>your external setup.
>>>Have you managed to record something from the internal mic? Perhaps you
>>>should try this one first. Check all your settings and make sure to start
>>>recording with an extra press on the play button. After stopping
>>>recording, you should be able to hear the hard disk writing the files,
>>>don't shut the jukebox off immediately, wait a few seconds or use the
>>>shutdown feature.
>>>HTH, Andreas
> _______________________________________________

Received on 2005-05-21

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